The Library now supplies the open source “MyStudyBar” software on USB stick for you to take away and use for free.  Please ask for a copy from library staff at staffed ground floor library desks.  These are available to anyone …

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I’ve just taken delivery of a collection of books, nominated by the UK for IBBY’s List of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, 2017. Some of the books are intended for use by young people with disabilities and others …

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day celebrates all the improvements made to make resources and services available and useful to as many people as possible.  All the advances we make in Making resources available in more formats and supporting different ways of …

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The University has been a member of Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) Bookshare scheme for many years, including in its previous incarnation as Load2Learn.  The support of the RNIB is invaluable in providing students and staff with many …

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EBSCO will be retiring the EBSCO eBooksmobile app in May 2018 as it migrates its ebooks to the latest EPUB file format.  This change in file format allows EBSCO to offer an improved reading experience, supporting different screen and font sizes and better …

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People vary widely in their aptitudes and preferred ways of working and the Library works to support people however they choose to study.  Take a moment to explore the suites of apps that can help convert websites, documents and even photographs of printed text to mp3 …

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